Senior Manager of City of Johannesburg Municipality Arrested for R40 Million Fraud

[SAPS] Gauteng -The Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crimes Unit in Gauteng have arrested a 29-year-old City of Johannesburg senior manager on allegations of fraud and corruption.

[SAPS] Gauteng -The Hawks' Serious Commercial Crimes Unit in Gauteng have arrested a 29-year-old City of Johannesburg senior manager on allegations of fraud and corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Reflections On ‘Lumka’ – We Need to Talk About the Way We Talk

[Daily Maverick] After more than a week of furore in the media and tension in the political sphere, we all know exactly which incident we refer to when we say “Lumka”. I have decided to add my voice to the discussion, not about my colleague and friend …

[Daily Maverick] After more than a week of furore in the media and tension in the political sphere, we all know exactly which incident we refer to when we say "Lumka". I have decided to add my voice to the discussion, not about my colleague and friend Lumka Oliphant, but rather the issue that was widely discussed. By JACQUES VAN ZUYDAM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Afcon Day That Was – 18 January – Cameroon Ruin Guinea-Bissau’s Fairy Tale

[Daily Maverick] Thursday holds the tasty prospect of a North African derby between Algeria and Tunisia, but Wednesday had plenty to offer in the action stakes. ANTOINETTE MULLER picks the bits from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations you might have missed.

[Daily Maverick] Thursday holds the tasty prospect of a North African derby between Algeria and Tunisia, but Wednesday had plenty to offer in the action stakes. ANTOINETTE MULLER picks the bits from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations you might have missed.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Big Guns Converge for Drak Challenge Showdown

[News24Wire] The competitive river racing year is set to get underway in spectacular fashion, as a star-studded field of some of the worlds top river paddlers square up to one another, at the 2017 Drak Challenge in the Southern Drakensberg from 21-22 J…

[News24Wire] The competitive river racing year is set to get underway in spectacular fashion, as a star-studded field of some of the worlds top river paddlers square up to one another, at the 2017 Drak Challenge in the Southern Drakensberg from 21-22 January.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Jammeh’s Lawyer Flees, Asks Him to Step Down

[Premium Times] Edu Gomez, the lawyer of outgoing leader of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has fled the country to neighbouring Senegal after penning the president a letter to step down from office in the interest of peace.

[Premium Times] Edu Gomez, the lawyer of outgoing leader of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has fled the country to neighbouring Senegal after penning the president a letter to step down from office in the interest of peace.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Toothless’ Ivorians Need to Up Their Game

[allAfrica] Cote d’Ivoire must find a way to lift their performance as they prepare to tackle Group C pool leaders DR Congo at the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday (16h00 GMT).

[allAfrica] Cote d'Ivoire must find a way to lift their performance as they prepare to tackle Group C pool leaders DR Congo at the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday (16h00 GMT).

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Progress in Reducing Maternal, Child Mortality in Central Region

[Shabait] Asmara -In an assessment meeting recently held, the Ministry of Health branch in the Central region reported that successful activities have been carried out in the reduction of maternal and child mortality.

[Shabait] Asmara -In an assessment meeting recently held, the Ministry of Health branch in the Central region reported that successful activities have been carried out in the reduction of maternal and child mortality.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea